Scandinavian Community Centre

Job Posting


Position:  Office Assistant/Customer Service (Part Time) starting in September 2021

Supervision:  The Office Assistant reports to the SCCS General Manager


  • Experience in Sales & in Customer Service
  • Basic office skills and Computer literate in Word, MS Office
  • Articulate and able to communicate in writing and verbally in fluent English; fluency in one of the Nordic languages an asset
  • Criminal check may be requested
  • Basic First Aid knowledge
  • Experienced in working with Volunteers
  • Physical stamina & ability to re-arrange furniture without assistance
  • Organized, self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Diplomatic, adaptable and calm under pressure
  • Able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals and personality types, multiculturally sensitive
  • Food Safe certificate; Serve it Right certificate
  • Event planning experience an asset


Preference will be given to those:

  • With knowledge of the centre
  • With previous volunteer work and/or work at the centre


  • General office/Receptionist duties
  • Sales and Customer service
  • Assist in Promotion and Publicity of Centre activities
  • Solicit Volunteer help
  • Communicate with SCCS Committees, Societies and Members
  • Act as a resource person
  • Assist with Special Events & Festivals, set ups and take downs
  • Assist in Bar when required
  • Available to work flexible hours: most weekends, early mornings and late evenings as needed

Please mail your resume with handwritten cover letter and per hour office salary

requirements by July 23, 2021 to:

Scandinavian Community Centre
Att: Hiring committee
6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby, B.C.
V5B 4P9

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.